COMMITTEE:   State Affairs 

TIME & DATE: 30 minutes After Final Adjournment/Recess
Wednesday, March 02, 2011 

PLACE:       JHR 140 
CHAIR:       Rep. Byron Cook 


The committee will hear testimony on issues relating to sanctuary cities.


HB 12         Solomons | et al.      
Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities.

HB 18         Riddle                 
Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of laws governing immigration.

HB 183        Solomons | et al.      
Relating to the duty of a law enforcement agency to verify the immigration status of an arrested person.

HB 603        Farrar                 
Relating to a prohibition on law enforcement inquiries regarding the nationality or immigration status of a victim of or witness to a criminal offense.

HB 623        Bonnen                 
Relating to the detection and reporting of unauthorized immigration, the collection and dissemination of information concerning unauthorized immigration, the legal treatment or classification of unauthorized immigrants for certain purposes, the enforcement of certain laws governing immigration, and the establishment of English as the official language of this state.

HB 804        Lewis                  
Relating to the offense of illegal voting by a person who is not a United States citizen.

HB 875        Howard, Charlie        
Relating to the identification of certain defendants as foreign nationals who were not lawfully admitted to the United States or whose lawful status has expired and to their release on bail.

HB 73         Martinez, "Mando"      
Relating to the dissemination of criminal history record information to state agencies for employment or contracting purposes.

HB 66         Martinez, "Mando"      
Relating to the disclosure by a member of the legislature or the lieutenant governor of certain information concerning a resident of this state to a governmental body.

HB 51         Lucio III | et al.     
Relating to energy efficiency standards for certain buildings and to high-performance design, construction, and renovation standards for certain government buildings and facilities.

HB 76         Flynn                  
Relating to certain purchases by a state agency performing a law enforcement function.

HB 888        Guillen                
Relating to considering ownership interests of disabled veterans in determining whether a business is a historically underutilized business for purposes of state contracting.

HB 726        Sheffield              
Relating to the electronic distribution of information to legislators by state agencies.

HB 326        Guillen                
Relating to the reporting requirements of a state agency that is undergoing review by the Sunset Advisory Commission.

HB 671        Crownover              
Relating to allowing the governor, and the lieutenant governor or another person when acting as governor, to retain executive authority while traveling within the contiguous 48 states of the continental United States.

HJR 65        Crownover              
Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the governor, and the lieutenant governor when acting as governor, retain executive authority unless unavailable as provided by law.

Any agenda items not completed during this public hearing may be carried over to the Thursday, March 3, 2011 public hearing.




Bills deleted after last posting:

HB 211

HB 538


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